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Versatile and responsive to management, corn is grown throughout the world for everything from food to animal feed to fuel.
A botanist from the Missouri Botanical Garden recently spotted a rare parasitic plant that hasnâ€™t been seen in more than 20 years.
Yellow Rattle (Rhinanthus minor) is a flowering plant of the genus Rhinanthus in the family Scrophulariaceae. This is a semi-parasitic plant that gains some of its nutrients from the roots of neighboring plants. The name refers to the seedpods, which contain loose, rattling seeds when ripe.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.